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Communication Studies - Career Information

The communication field offers a great variety of career and job options. You can see a listing of careers in fields related to communication and view sites about careers, resume writing, job-hunting, and internship opportunities for communication studies students.

More and more employers are posting job opportunities on their Web sites. With so many listings, it will be difficult to find exactly what you're looking for, so a good search engine is necessary. One guide that is very helpful is JobStar.

You may be able to hunt by location, salary, job type, and key words. Some search agents, many of which are free, can do the searching for you and e-mail you the results. One popular agent is Personal Job Scout.

Employers are also looking for employees by examining resumes on the Web. By posting your resume on your own Web page or on a job board, you can let others know your credentials.

Job Hunting and Career Web Sites

Search over 1 million job listings and resumes. Job seekers can post their resume and search for job openings. Employers can post job listings, create customized job orders and search resumes.

Links from the KSU Career Services Center including job listings, company information, job search strategies, and other career related information. Some information is specific to Kent State.

Search for jobs, post a resume.

Comprehensive job and career site. Search for jobs, post your resume, read advice on many career-related topics, such as continuing education, working from home, career management, and interviewing.

Careerjet is an employment search engine for the USA. It allows you to search a selection of jobs listed on company sites as well as jobsites with one search.

Search by city or state and job category. Also post resumes, access interviewing tips, salary negotiation and more.

Provides a listing of entry level jobs, internships, and other job hunting listings, as well as tips on preparing for the job hunt, writing resumes and cover letters, interviewing, and negotiating salaries.

Web site designed to supplement the book, What Color Is Your Parachute? Take interactive career counseling tests, search for job openings, research companies and salaries, and more

Find job openings in journalism, post a resume, get advice.

Search hundreds of thousands U.S. jobs by location, job category and keyword. Post your resume and link to a Career Center for advice.

From Monster.com, this is a section geared toward college students.

Focus is on temporary jobs. Search for jobs, post a resume, use the career guidance center.

Describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations. U.S. Dept. of Labor.

Comprehensive occupational descriptions and data. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Calculate a free basic salary report using the Salary Wizard. Also calculate your cost-of-living expenses using the the Cost-of-Living Wizard.

Find sports and live event jobs.

Official job site of the U.S. federal government. Search for federal jobs, post a resume, match your skills and interests to career opportunities.

For more resources on jobs and careers, including both books and Web sites, check out the library's subject guide on careers.

 

Internships

Internships provide student with the opportunity to learn new skills in real-life situations. Internship supervisors help train students to perform job-specific duties and learn about a particular career "in the trenches." There are several web sites out there that can help students find internships around the country:

internJobs.com
CollegeGrad.com Internships
CareerBuilder's Internships and College Job Opportunities

Also, Kent's Career Services Center offers more internships resources.

Most communication departments have an internship coordinator who can help students. Check to see if your program offers an Internship course and contact the main office for information on where internships are posted.

Home Pages of Communication Professionals

Directories:
Whitepages Directory
Speaker's Platform

KSU Alumni:
Elizabeth Perse
Guo-Ming Chen
John Izzo

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